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Breadstick Bones with Blood Red Dipping Sauce


My kids think these breadsticks are The Bomb Dot Com. They were pretty excited to see their favorite Olive Garden Breadstick recipe al dressed  up and formed in the shape of bones. They were equally impressed when they got to dip them into blood-red pizza sauce and say things like “ooooooo-eeeeeee….it’s like bloooooooood” to each other while they dangled warm breadstick bones dripping […]


Sweet and Salty Halloween Munch Mix


This Halloween season I wanted to post a treat that would be simple to make, easy to store, great to give away, and yummy to munch on. A chose a Halloween Munch Mix that is both sweet and a little bit salty, because that is such a nice combination. Wouldn’t you agree? Sweet, salty, crunchy […]


Pudding Cup Graveyard


These cute Pudding Cup Graveyard desserts are a fun way to celebrate Halloween. You could make some and take them to your neighbors. You could include them as an activity in a school class Halloween party, you could serve them for dessert at a party, or you could package them nicely and send them to your old high school boy friend. […]


How to make Witches Brew


Witches Brew just might be the easiest spooky treat you will ever make in your life. It only takes two ingredients, and is the cause for much ”oooo-ing” and “ahhhhh-ing” from each and every goblin who sees it. Smokey puffs of goodness flowing out of a big black pot can do that to a person, […]


13 Games and Recipes for Halloween


This week I will be posting each and every day, because it’s October for crying out loud..and there is fun to be had. Fun wearing costumes, getting together with family,  taking treats to neighboors, helping out with school parties and such.  And so, all of the recipes I post this week will be Halloween related. My kids and I […]


Classic Apple Crisp


Apple Crisp is one of my favorite deserts to make in the fall. I’m not sure why it doesn’t occur to me to make it in the spring or summer…it just seems to taste best when the weather turns crisp and the mountain leaves are stunningly gorgeous. Which is how they look this very day, if you haven’t […]


Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole


The other day I found myself face to face with MyLittleTwinBoyNate. I was telling him this-and-that, and some important things about remembering the rules and not arguing so much and being sweet and nice. Which he is, almost all of the time…I would like to point out in this very sentence. He just happened to be having trouble […]


October Menu Plan 2012


Candy Corn Sugar Cookies,  Spaghetti Pie, Cheesy Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole, Braided Sandwich Loaf, Ceasar Salad, Three Bean Chili, Orange Sesame Chicken, Skillet Pork Chops with Fried Potatoes and Gravy, Pumpkin Mousse Cupcakes  October! Can you believe it. Love me a good crisp October. I love the food that comes along with fall, the […]


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes


Do you like chocolate? How about peanut butter? Together even! Me too, oh my…me too. So does my friend Pam, which is why I made them for her birthday back in May (4 months ago!). Don’t be mad that I have waited to long to share this dynamite recipe with you all, okay? I got […]


Sweet and Sour Chicken


Simple and Delicious. The very words just ring with satisfaction, don’t they? A love a good meal that can be made in 30 minutes and puts a smile on the face of all individuals present at the dinner table. (Simple and Delicious…did, I mention how wonderful that combination is? I think I may have, in the […]